Free Introduction To Beekeeping, Nov. 13th | Arts & Culture

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Free Introduction To Beekeeping, Nov. 13th
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An Introduction to Beekeeping by Tony Hogg, Master Beekeeper.

Members of the Jacksonville Beekeepers Association will be on hand to answer any questions.

Topics of the workshop will include:

  • the importance of honey bees,
  • why you may want to keep honey bees,
  • equipment requirements,
  • resources,
  • safety and good neighbor practices,
  • basic hive biology and hive construction,
  • Florida statutes regarding beekeeping,
  • the UF/IFAS Bee College and Master Beekeeper programs,
  • local Beekeeping Associations and much more.

Items for sale at the event will include: Arboretum Honey (made by the honeybees at the Arboretum) and many products from the hive created by Full Moon Apiary, including honey, soaps, lip balms, facial masks, lotions, candles, etc.

Bring your own chair, snacks and water!

  • What:  An Introduction To Beekeeping
  • When:  Saturday, November 13, 2010, 9:30am-12noon.
  • Where:  Jacksonville Arboretum & Gardens, 1445 Millcoe Rd., Jacksonville, FL  32225 (NE corner of FL 9A and Monument Rd.)
  • Cost:  Free and open to the public
  • Contact:  Carlton Higginbotham, Executive Director
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